If your knowledge of Jamaican history is limited (mine was) then Anthony C. Winkler’s The Family Mansion will have you searching for more – it’s a great read
Leo Schofield’s Hobart Baroque Festival is a triumph in Tasmania – Larry’s Ghost from the Tasmanian Times reports on Opening Night at the historic Theatre Royal
Michael Furtado from University of Queensland reviews Gerard Brophy’s contemporary Passion Play, Gethsemene, recently sung by The Song Company on ABC FM Radio
The City of Brisbane is named for Major-General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane (1773-1860) astronomer, soldier and Governor of New South Wales.
During the Regency and reign of George IV in England a fashion for painting furniture to simulate exotic materials grew up to furnish cottages and grand houses.
Hollywood stylist Anya Sarre posts her predictions for fashionistas embracing a New Year with a New Look – basically a whole New You for The Culture Concept Circle
The decorative arts were never considered secondary by Augustus Welby Pugin. As an architect he might design the structure of a house, church or institution, but he conceived of the building, its fittings and furnishings as a ‘complete work of art.’